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Created on Friday, 23 June 2017 10:37

How Teens Can Develop and Share Meaningful Stories with "The Moth"

The Moth has been around for 20 years and is known to many who hear excerpts from the program’s live

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Created on Friday, 23 June 2017 10:36

PA Afterschool Delegation Works the Halls of Congress

On June 7, more than 20 Pennsylvania afterschool advocates met with staff from Senators Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Patrick Toomey (R-Pa.), as well as Congressmen Scott Perry (R-Pa.), Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), Robert Brady (D-Pa.) and Mike Doyle (D-Pa.).

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Created on Friday, 23 June 2017 10:36

Critical Year Afterschool for All Challenge

Every year, hundreds of afterschool advocates attend the two-day event Afterschool for All Challenge, hosted by the Afterschool Alliance, in Washington D.C. The first day advocates attended workshops and celebrated out-of-school time programs

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Afterschool Showcase: A Bevy of Afterschool Winners

This year, many afterschool legislator winners were named by the Afterschool Alliance. Afterschool Champions included Senators. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Representatives Bobby Scott (D-Va.)

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2017-20 Cohort 9 RFA

Important Dates
• Letter of intent due: May 4, 2017
• Applications due: May 26, 2017
• Grant period: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2020

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant is a competitive grant that provides federal funding to establish community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for students and their families. These opportunities must occur during non-school hours or periods when school is not in session to help students attending high-poverty and low-performing schools to meet state and local standards in core academic subjects. Centers must also offer students a broad array of activities that can complement their regular academic programs, to offer literacy and other educational services to their families.